"The WDSC is a vital opportunity to bring people together to improve knowledge, share experience and foster global co-operation on issues related to Down syndrome."
"The WDSC is a vital opportunity to bring people together to improve knowledge, share experience and foster global co-operation on issues related to Down syndrome."

World Down Syndrome Congress

DSi is committed to organising the World Down Syndrome Congress (WDSC) in different locations around the world. The next WDSC will be held in Glasgow, Scotland in 2018. Previously held every 3 years, from 2020 we are reverting to a 2 year cycle, visiting Dubai, United Arab Emirates, followed by Brisbane, Australia in 2022.

For further information on the WDSC, including the opportunity to host future events, please contact our International Office

Please note to host the WDSC you must be:

  • A national Down syndrome advocacy organisation;
  • A representative member of Down Syndrome International.  

PRESS RELEASE: 30 September 2016 - DSi Announces hosts UAE in 2020 and Australia in 2022 for World Down Syndrome Congress